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Zimbabwe
January 2020 – Children in the Wilderness (CITW) recently announced that the 2018 Nedbank Tour de Tuli promotional video has won the Best South African Film in Sports Tourism category at the International Tourism Film Festival Africa awards.   “We are delighted to have won this award at the first International Tourism Film Festival Africa...
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Caroline Culbert recently spent an inspirational morning at Ngamo Village on the outskirts of Hwange National Park, and met various community members working on a number of uplifting projects. The women’s weaving group was gathered in a picturesque shady spot, and we spent time with them while they chatted and worked on their basket weaving...
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Out now, Eco-Stars is an annual Children in the Wilderness publication, providing readers with an overview of the programme, and the opportunity to meet some of its Eco-Stars and learn more about their regional successes. In this, our fourth edition of Eco-Stars, we bring you snippets from our programmes across the regions, some updates on...
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Children in the Wilderness Zambezi is in the process of establishing a green village in Jabulani – a community located 20 kilometres from Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The aim of this initiative is to bring together people who are interested in establishing income-generating projects that are environmentally friendly, thus helping reduce waste that goes to landfill....
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Nottingham Estate is a privately owned citrus farm in Zimbabwe, set on the banks of the Limpopo River close to Beitbridge, with a rich family history going back to 1953. The estate is one of the Nedbank Tour de Tuli’s most popular waypoints, and owners Byron and Ingrid Knotts are very involved with the Tour;...
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Children in the Wilderness Zambezi held its annual camp at Davison’s Camp, Hwange National Park, recently. The camp was a huge success, with 32 children from five schools in attendance. The Mother Bear Project has generously donated bears to CITW over the last few years, and it has become a tradition that every student receives...
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Children in the Wilderness Zambezi held its annual camp for students from the Tsholotsho region, south of Hwange National Park, at Davison’s Camp this past week. The CITW Zambezi team, together with Avias, the manager at Davison’s, and his team, hosted 32 Grade 6 students from Ngamo, Ziga, Kapane, Jakalasi, and Mpindo Primary Schools for...
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In August 2018 we introduced you to the Tsholotsho Women’s War on Plastic income-generating project. Read this heart-warming story here. Victoria Falls-based African Ant-ics support the Tsholotsho women’s group, purchasing their beautiful woven basketware to sell on to an international audience. Their products are ideal for use in the hospitality industry, and a lot of...
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The CITW Zambezi team spent the week in Livingstone, Zambia, last week, delivering Books for Africa reading and textbooks to schools in the region. This is the first time that Zambia has had a Books for Africa donation. This is hugely exciting and we are honoured to have been able to deliver over 400 boxes...
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Having visited Sinde Village and Twabuka Primary School on a trip with Wilderness Safaris Zambia over a year ago, Olivia Kearns felt inspired to get involved and see if she could help. With guidance and support from her family, Olivia took the initiative to use her 16th birthday to raise funds for Sinde Village in...
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